- skinlike; dermatoid.
Origin of dermoid
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In the first stage of the disease, the dermoid (skin) tissues make the effort.Cattle and Their Diseases
Cephaloceles have to be diagnosed from dermoid cysts, nævi (Fig. 199), cephal-hydrocele, and cephal-hæmatoma.
A sebaceous cyst may reach such dimensions as to simulate a dermoid or thyreo-glossal cyst.
In consequence of the continuity and similarity of structure, there is close sympathy between the mucous and dermoid membranes.
The literature of dermoid cysts is full of accounts of puzzling tumours met with in all sorts of situations.Manual of Surgery
Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
- of or resembling skin
- a congenital cystic tumour whose walls are lined with epithelium
- Resembling skin; skinlike.
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